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2014-10-21 23:01:54

W. Steven Nichols rejoins Christian & Small LLP Birmingham, Alabama (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 The law firm of Christian & Small LLP, headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, announced today that W. Steven Nichols has rejoined the firm as an Associate focusing on areas such as product liability, premises liability, business, personal injury, transportation and insurance law. “I am excited and ready to continue my legal career at Christian & Small,” Nichols said. “I was drawn...

2014-10-16 08:33:45

Changes Will Further Enhance Company's Ability to Grow Profitably BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC), the nation's largest producer of construction aggregates, today announced new division leadership and changes to its organizational structure that will further enhance the Company's ability to serve customers and increase profitability while also continuing to capture strategic growth opportunities across its footprint. The new...

2014-10-15 12:36:58

WILMINGTON, N.C., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- XiLi Mobile, www.MyXiLiMobile.com, announced today the addition of Gregory J. Hanson to its Board of Directors. XiLi Mobile, based in Wilmington, North Carolina, delivers real estate listings nationwide to home buyers by simply sending a text message. It offers an automated text marketing and lead delivery service to real estate agents across the country. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141013/151728LOGO "Greg brings a...

2014-10-14 23:00:45

Eagle Ridge of Decatur, a BMA Management affordable assisted living community, is hosting a Fall Festival on Oct. 24. The community in Macon County, Illinois serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid. Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Eagle Ridge of Decatur, a BMA affordable assisted living community, is hosting a Fall Festival from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Oct. 24. The community, which is located at 875 W. McKinley Ave. in Decatur, Illinois, serves older adults of...

2014-10-10 23:00:24

Mobile Corporation—an online community for the mobile workforce—announces partnership with PR Expert and former DNC Executive Director Tom McMahon Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 Mobile Corporation—an innovator of new online communities for the mobile workforce, announces Tom McMahon will join its Advisory Board. McMahon will assist in public relations efforts for Mobile Corporation, which is working to create jobs for the 21st Century workforce by connecting mobile...

2014-10-07 23:01:00

ARMYmobile, a Defense Mobile service, participates in the 30th annual Army Ten-Miler as a Major Sponsor on Oct. 12th Westport, Conn. (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 Defense Mobile, a new 4G mobile service exclusively for veterans, military service members, and their families, is proud to be a major sponsor of the 30th annual Army Ten-Miler. The race raises money for family support and recreation services for military personnel. Defense Mobile provides mobile service under iconic branch-specific...

2014-09-30 23:21:46

Naturalist Journeys, a top nature and birding tour company, announces the Dauphin Island Birding and Nature Tour from April 12 - 17, 2015. The tour is specially designed to feature the diverse migratory birds found on the Gulf Coast. Mobile, AL (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Naturalist Journeys, a top nature and birding tour company, announces the Dauphin Island Birding and Nature Tour from April 12 - 17, 2015. The tour is specially designed to feature the diverse migratory birds found on the...

2014-09-30 23:13:04

Indoor Maps Module Helps Enterprises and Universities Remain at Forefront of Mobile Technology Services Orlando, FL (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Modo Labs, the leading mobile campus platform provider to universities and enterprises, today unveiled an Indoor Maps solution at the EDUCAUSE conference that takes ease-of-use and implementation to an even higher level. In a separate announcement, the company also unveiled a new Facilities module, both which will be demonstrated by Modo Labs at...

2014-09-29 23:12:23

Decatur Ridge HOA Upgrades Outdoor Fun with American Parks Company™ McKinney, Texas (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Coast to coast home owner associations are making new investments in quality outdoor fitness and recreational opportunities for their communities. The park is the heart of the community and creating a park for families to enjoy is an investment in health and happiness for residents. The Decatur Ridge HOA in Indianapolis, Indiana purchased a number of commercial playground...

2014-09-29 20:23:48

Now offers new homes for sale in Madison, Hampton Cove, Huntsville, Madison County, Hoover, McCalla, Bessemer, and Shelby County AL BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- North Alabama - Home Builder Valor Communities expands with six new home communities in Birmingham and Huntsville, Alabama New home buyers and realtors looking for exciting new homes for sale in Huntsville and Birmingham Alabama now have more choices thanks to Valor Communities. On their anniversary of...


Latest Geography of Alabama Reference Libraries

Conecuh National Forest
2013-10-14 14:58:08

Conecuh National Forest is a national forest that is located in the state of Alabama in the United States. This forest holds 83,000 acres of land that was reforested after most of the original forest was cut down in the 1930’s. This negatively affected the red-cockaded woodpecker, but the forest is currently being reforested with longleaf pines, which are native to the forest. This hilly area also contains dogwood, upland scrub oak, hardwood swamps, pitcher plant bogs, cypress ponds, and...

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2005-09-09 09:53:41

The boll weevil (Anthonomus grandis) is a beetle which has an average length of one-quarter inch (6 millimeters). The insect crossed the Rio Grande near Brownsville, Texas to enter the United States from Mexico in 1892 and reached southeastern Alabama in 1915. It remains the most destructive cotton pest in North America. By the mid 1920s it had entered all cotton growing regions in the U.S. On December 11, 1919, the citizens of Enterprise, Alabama erected a monument to the boll weevil, the...

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